Stuart Robinson, Bishop of Canberra-Goulburn has delivered his charge (presidential address) to the first Synod to meet under his leadership. Firstly, it’s always nice to find the gospel in such things. Secondly, I often spend time reading things like this, even though they are from a different context, because it sows some good seeds in [...]
Archive for September, 2009
The Pirate’s Dilemma blog often has some really cool mashups and other Creative Commons licensed things. This one is cool http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=6555161&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 COMBO a collaborative animation by Blu and David Ellis (2 times loop) from blu on Vimeo.
Among other places, Virtue Online reports: The Supreme Court of South Carolina resolved a long-running dispute between All Saints Church, Pawleys Island, and the Diocese of South Carolina. In a unanimous ruling written by Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal, the court said that the Episcopal Church’s Dennis Canon does not create a trust. The congregation [...]
I earlier looked at comments from Mark Driscoll on loneliness in leadership. He has now released the second part of his reflection. This part if mostly advice and it’s pretty decent. I particularly like the following: …Too often leaders do not practice sufficient times of silence and solitude when such times can be invaluable to [...]
Now this is how you do it: http://theresurgence.com/giving-everything-away-for-free Are you listening Bible Society?Are you listening Lifekeys?
The Anglican Curmudgeon makes for some interesting reading when you have the time to go through some very lengthy posts. He follows the happenings in the American church (of the Anglican/Episcopal sort) from the point of view of a lawyer and presents thorough commentary on the myriad of the current legal proceedings involving property and [...]
Others are starting to comment about a recent post by Mark Driscoll entitled “Leadership is Lonely – Part 1.” It is well worth the read. The following dot-points were thought provoking (honesty-provoking perhaps?) For leaders and those who love them and can help them see their own sin, especially their spouse, the following self-assessment statements [...]
My bishop, John Harrower, who has extensively studied Islam (and has authored a chapter in a recent book) critiques Brian McLaren’s “Prayers for Ramadan” When I read the Ramadan prayers of Brian McLaren I hear neither of the address to the Triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit nor of entering into that loving conversation [...]
Have just been away for three days sort-of-R&R; with the family. Had some fun with my new phone on the way. Just because:
Children & Youth Minister and Regional Coordinator Ready to commence immediately, Connections Church in Somerset, Parish of Burnie and the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania are seeking to engage a suitably gifted and qualified person to fill a full-time position combining local and regional aspects of children and youth ministry. This is an exciting new role [...]